The Center for Constitutional Studies at Ilia State University
Legal Adviser at State Commission for Constitutional Reform, Georgia
CONSTITUTIONAL THEOCRACY IN CONTEXT: THE PARADIGM OF GEORGIA
Humanities and Social Sciences Review,
CD-ROM. ISSN: 2165-6258 :: 04(02):195–214 (2015)
Copyright © 2015 by the Author(s)
The whole analysis of the Georgia’s Theo-constitutional landscape shows that there are vivid arguments to evaluate such a societal system as constitutional theocracy. Georgian case fully satisfied on the one hand formal constitutional and on the other side practically theocratic discourse. This paper exemplified and analytically described formal constitutional framework of Georgian polity, which is sound by its essence, but as case perceptions confirmed, in practice this solid constitutional grounds thoroughly undermined by orthodox theocratic narratives and particularly its implemented institutions.
Keywords: Constitutional theocracy, Georgia, State and religion narratives, Secular discourse trends.